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USS Paul Revere (APA-248) on 30 August 1958.
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Class: PAUL REVERE (APA-248)
Design: SCB, MA. MA designator as converted C4-S-1d.
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (1977) 4-20mm
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw
|248||PAUL REVERE||14 Sep 1956||New York SB||15 May 1952||11 Apr 1953||3 Sep 1958|
|249||FRANCIS MARION||16 Mar 1959||New York SB||30 Mar 1953||12 Feb 1954||6 Jul 1961|
|248||PAUL REVERE||1 Oct 1979||1 Jan 1980||17 Jan 1980||Trf.||--|
|249||FRANCIS MARION||14 Sep 1979||1 Jan 1980||11 Jul 1980||Trf.||--|
MA hull 29 was previously to have become AG-157, the third Mariner earmarked to support the Jupiter liquid fleet ballistic missile program. She was deleted from that program on 13 Nov 1956, although AG 155 and 156 were converted.
|248||PAUL REVERE||27||FY 1957. Ex DIAMOND MARINER, completed 22 Dec 1953. Operated commercially from 22 Dec 1953 to 24 Jul 1954. Converted by Todd San Pedro (contract Aug 1956). To LPA-248 1 Jan 1969. Transferred to Spain as CASTILLA (TA-12, later L-21), stricken 1998.|
|249||FRANCIS MARION||29||FY 1959. Ex PRAIRIE MARINER, completed 25 May 1954. [Or launched 13 Feb 1954.] Operated commercially from 25 May 1954 to 6 Jan 1955. Converted by Bethlehem Baltimore. To LPA-249 1 Jan 1969. Transferred to Spain as ARAGON (TA-11, later L-22), stricken 2000.|
Compiled: 29 Jul 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC, NVR, PHS